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Democratic hopeful Joe Biden on Sunday urged lawmakers to wait until after November’s election to tackle a Supreme Court vacancy that President Donald Trump has pledged to fill quickly, as the nomination becomes a new flashpoint in the battle for the White House.
Twitter said early Friday that a tweet from President Trump suggesting that protesters in Minneapolis could be shot violated the company’s rules against glorifying violence, in a move that threatens to escalate tensions between Trump and his favourite social media megaphone over its content policies.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened new tariffs against Beijing after claiming there is evidence linking the coronavirus to a lab in China’s ground-zero city of Wuhan.
Ralph Northam, the Democratic governor of the US state of Virginia, is facing calls to resign after he confirmed he appeared in a racist yearbook photo and said he is “deeply sorry.”
French accusations that Iran was behind a foiled bomb plot near Paris could not have come at a worse time for its moderate president and his hopes of EU support against crippling new US sanctions.
President Donald Trump admitted the Middle East peace process was in difficulty and threatened to cut aid to Palestinians worth more than $300 million a year, drawing a rebuke that they would not be “blackmailed”.
The United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, announced Sunday night that the American government has reduced its contribution to the U.N.’s annual budget by $285m.
A former U.S. President, Jimmy Carter, has indicated willingness to travel to North Korea in a bid to help diffuse the growing tension between the U.S. and North Korea.
U.S. President Donald Trump has tweeted a prototype of the construction work for the border between the United States and Mexico.
The U.S. has lifted sanctions on dozens of Sudanese entities, including banks, ports, oil and industrial corporations, the Treasury Department said on Thursday.
The United States will reduce the number of refugees it is prepared to welcome for resettlement to only 45,000 over the next year — just over half the figure for 2016, officials said Wednesday.
Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia's founding president and liberation hero, has died, aged 97, at a military hospital in Lusaka where he was being treated for pneumonia, his son, Kambarage, said on Wednesday.
The President of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Dr Al-Mujtaba Abubakar has affirmed that Nigeria should deepen private sector participation in the making of digital economy policies and programmes to benefit maximally from the booming sector.
Nollywood filmmaker, Jeta Amata, has raised an alarm concerning the whereabouts of his ex-wife and mother of his daughter, Mbong.
Africa is seeing a surge in Covid-19 cases, an increase driven by new variants of the virus and slow vaccination rates, the World Health Organisation said on Thursday.
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, on Wednesday, generously rewarded athletes that made the state proud at the National Sports Festival held in April this year in Edo State.
The Super Falcons of Nigeria ended their participation in the 2021 WNT Summer Series with a loss to the United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) via two stoppage-time goals at the end of each half to leave the series without a win. They started with a loss to the Reggae Girlz of Jamaica, drew with the Seleccao das Quintas of Portugal before the tie against the USWNT.
Pedro Castillo maintained a slim lead over rival Keiko Fujimori in Peru's presidential election on Thursday, with almost all votes counted, but with a chunk of contested votes yet to be scrutinized by electoral authorities.
Ahead of today’s Euro 2020 encounter against the Czech Republic at Hampden Park on Monday, Scotland manager, Steve Clarke wants his players to balance the excitement without letting the pressure of the occasion get to them.
Dangote Cement Plc has announced the successful issuance of N50 billion series 1 fixed rate senior unsecured bonds, under its new N300 billion multi-instrument issuance programme.
Captain Riyad Mahrez scored as Algeria defeated Tunisia 2-0 in an international friendly this weekend to create a record 27-match unbeaten run by an African national team.